Now Offering Sunset Airboat Rides

The Black Hammock is now offering affordable Sunset Airboat Rides with reservation every weekend!  Take a spectacular Sunset Airboat Ride which includes a mini wildlife tour of Lake Jesup and Bird Island.  Lake Jesup is known for hosting the LARGEST alligator population in all of Florida and is an ideal location for a scenic nature tour.  Get off the beaten path in Orlando and visit this hidden gem just minutes away.  Great for people who are looking for things to do in Orlando that is not Disney.  The Black Hammock’s Continue reading →

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits The Black Hammock

On June 17th retired basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited the Black Hammock.  He enjoyed a private VIP airboat ride through Lake Jesup, cypress trees and around Bird Island.  Our airboat rides near Orlando provide a “Real Florida” experience!  We are happy to have such a talented visitor at our family owned and operated attraction :).  His wife experienced the wrath of Hammy from just a few feet away.  Hammy is our resident 12′ alligator and animal ambassador. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played for the Milwalkee Bucks and Continue reading →

Black Hammock featured on Seminole Voice

Last weekend we were excited to be visited by Kyle Warnke of the Seminole Voice to be featured in his upcoming Father’s Day article (excerpt below).  The Seminole Voice began publishing in Oviedo in 1990.  In 2000, they added the city of Winter Springs to its coverage area. The Seminole Voice is a bi-weekly newspaper in Central Florida’s highly desirable, affluent areas of Oviedo, Winter Springs, Geneva and Chuluota. Visit their website at! And now for the excerpt: Joel Martin – Photo by Isaac Babcock Continue reading →